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Dog Training Help

Proper dog training allows you more freedom and less personal stress. Beside bragging rights, it just looks cool to have a well trained dog. Besides making your life stress free, your dog will thank you too. You will find trained dogs love to please their owners. Here is a list of personal, professional experiences & great tips we’ve gathered throughout the years of dog training.

 

 

Punish Dog for Peeing in the House

Punish Dog for Peeing in the House

Why I Shouldn’t Punish Dog for Peeing in the House. New Puppy The first weeks and months with a new puppy are an exciting and joy-filled time in your life! Taking your new pup to the park, teaching him how to perform tricks, and those sweet puppy cuddles. Are all part of the wonderful new […]

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Dog Punishment

Dog Punishment

Why Isn’t Punishment an Effective Training Method? Firstly, if you are a first time dog owner all of the different choices you have to make can be intimidating! There are so many different foods, dog collars, and training methods available for you and your pup. Figuring out which one is best can be a tough […]

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Dog Whining

Dog Whining

Why is My Dog Whining? All dogs whine, at some point or another. It is normal dog behavior, and one of the only means they have to communicate with humans. Since your pup cannot speak to you. And tell you what is wrong with him, he will likely result to barking and whining. Whining can […]

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Train Dog Not To Jump

Train Dog Not To Jump

Why Does My Dog Jump on Visitors, and What Do I Do? You have probably noticed how excited your dog becomes when he sees you after a long absence. Or even just an evening alone. While this excitement can be sweet and endearing, it can also cross the line and become disruptive and frustrating behavior. […]

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Dog Aggression

Dog Aggression

Why Is My Dog Aggressive Around Other Dogs? A little bit of dog aggression is a pretty natural and normal dog behavior. While your pup may be very well trained, there is bound to eventually be some situation in which he feels threatened. Or upset, and reacts aggressively. While this may happen every once in […]

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Basic Dog Commands

Basic Dog Commands

How Do I Teach Basic Dog Commands? Bringing home a cute new puppy is lots of fun, but can also be a lot of work. Your new friend is probably sweet, jumpy and very rambunctious. Which is why teaching him some basic dog commands can help both of you in your relationship! Teaching your pup […]

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Stop Dog Digging

Stop Dog Digging

How to Get Your Dog to Stop Digging. The first time I came home to find my long-awaited tulips totally destroyed I was beyond frustrated. That frustration only grew when I got to the porch and saw Sally, my new golden retriever puppy covered in dirt and happily gnawing on a tulip bulb. Teaching dogs, […]

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Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

What is Separation Anxiety, and How Do I Fix It? If you have a loving, trusting, and positive relationship with your dog. He will probably be sad to see you leave the house without him. Just as we miss our family members and friends. It is normal for your pup to miss you when you […]

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Dog Anxiety at the Vet

Dog Anxiety at the Vet

How Do I Keep My Dog Calm at the Vet? Taking your dog to the vet is a necessary but often stressful part of being a pet owner. Nobody likes going to the doctor, and your pup is no different. This is likely one of the most anxiety ridden times in your dog’s life, and […]

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Dog Muzzles and Choke Collars

Dog Muzzles and Choke Collars

What are the Dangers of Muzzles and Choke Collars? The decision to put a muzzle or a choke collar on your dog is a tough one, and not something to be taken lightly. Unfortunately, for dogs that have severe aggression problems this may become necessary. Before you take this big step, it is important to […]

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Dog Collars

Dog Collars

What Type of Dog Collar Should I Use? The days after you bring home a new puppy are full of lots of decisions. Find the right food, training method, vet and certainly, the right accessories for your new puppy can be very daunting. Of course, you want the best for your new puppy, and trying […]

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Dog Peeing in House

Dog Peeing in House

Why is My Dog Suddenly Peeing in the House? Even if your dog is already house trained it is normal for him to have a couple of accidents inside the house throughout his life. What is not normal is for a house trained dog to suddenly and frequently begin having indoor accidents. While sometimes this […]

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How To Improve Your Dogs Retention

How To Improve Your Dogs Retention

Owners know that training their dog can be a fun yet challenging experience. It is pretty tough for those who have not done it yet. The good news is, it only takes the right training principles for your dog to respond to simple obedience training. Here is a list of ways on how to improve […]

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Australian Shepherd Training

Australian Shepherd Training

Hello! This picture is our Australian Shepherd, Tucker, A.K.A. “Mr. T”. He is 9 years old and lives in Florida. He has been with my wife and I since he was 4 months old. We trained him ourselves from researching the internet, reading books and asking around for advice. Tucker is included in all of […]

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How to stop your dog from chewing

How to stop your dog from chewing

Stop Dog from Chewing. Chewing is of course a behavior that you want to banish. But first of all, you should be aware that it is completely normal and something that all dogs go through. While some dogs can give things a little nibble, other dogs are known to completely destroy their owners home/belongings. Stop your […]

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How to Stop a Dog Barking

How to Stop a Dog Barking

A dog barking is an entirely natural part of life as dogs are concerned. Many dog owners mistakenly consider a dog barking an undesirable trait, especially when it happens too often and becomes irritating. This may lead to misguided attempts to suppress a dog’s barking behavior completely. Still, if you feel that the barking tendencies […]

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